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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 638 (SC 2078)
Number 2541-2
1.   ff. 1-4v   In May when Flora the fresh lusty queen
The Complaint of the Black Knight (Lydgate)
Number 5823-1
2.   ff. 5-7; ff. 7v-11   Thou fierce god of arms Mars the red
Geoffrey Chaucer, Anelida and Arcite — 357 lines in 45 stanzas of various forms, mostly rhyme royal
Number 5299-2
3.   ff. 11v-16   The God of love A benedicite
(?)John Clanvowe, The Book of Cupid, or The Cuckoo and the Nightingale, probably by Clanvowe — fifty-eight 5-line stanzas (aabba)
Number 1403-1
4.   ff. 16v-38   For thought constraint and grievous heaviness
John Lydgate, The Temple of Glas — 1403 lines in couplets and rhyme royal stanzas
Number 1092-2
5.   ff. 38v-45v   Cupido unto whose commandment
Lespistre de Cupide
Number 4375-1
6.   ff. 46-47v   Pity that I have sought so yore ago
‘The Compleynt unto Pite’
Number 177-2
7.   ff. 48-95v   A thousand times have I heard men tell
Legend of Good Women
Number 5373-2
8.   ff. 96-110   The life so short the craft so long to learn
Geoffrey Chaucer, Parlement of Foules — 98 stanzas rhyme royal
Number 2181-1
9.   ff. 110v-141   I have great wonder by this light
Chaucer, The Book of the Duchesse — 1334 lines in couplets
Number 1620-1
10.   ff. 141v-193v   God turn us every dream to good
Chaucer’s Hous of Fame — 2158 lines in couplets (ends incomplete)
Number 1318-1
11.   ff. 195-203v   First mine uncunning and my rudeness
On the chaunse of the dyse
Number 414-1
12.   ff. 204-207v   Almighty and merciable Queen / To whom all the world
ABC hymn to the Virgin
Number 5803-3
13.   ff. 208-209v   This wretched worlds transmutation
Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘Balade of Fortune’ — nine eight-line stanzas and a six-line Envoy
Number 627-1
14.   ff. 209v-212   As I stood in studying alone
‘The complaynte ageyne Hope’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 2312-1
15.   ff. 212-214   I which that am sorrowfullest man
An Amorous Complaint (Compleint Damours), sometimes attributed to Chaucer — thirteen stanzas rhyme royal
Number 3618-1
16.   ff. 214v-218v   My ladies and my mistresses each one
Ragmanys Rolle
Number 5428-1
17.   ff. 219-219v   The order of fools full yore agone begun
John Lydgate, The Order of Fools — twenty-two 8-line stanzas